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Learn how to apply Design Thinking principles to create new and user-centric sustainability solutions.
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About This course
Original and creative solutions are required to address the global challenges of sustainability.
You’ll learn how to apply the Design Thinking methodology to a human-centered problem-solving approach during this four-week course.
As you apply Design Thinking techniques to overcome sustainability barriers with a focus on the people you’re trying to help, you’ll gain confidence in your decision-making.
This course gives you the opportunity to practice Design Thinking in a safe environment before putting it to use in the development of long-term solutions.
Explore the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
You’ll learn about the Sustainable Development Goals before deciding on one to research in-depth to help you solve a sustainability problem.
This hands-on exercise will teach you how to create meaning from interviews and secondary data, as well as how to expand your ideation.
Learn from the experts at Wintec
You’ll learn to identify each stage of the Design Thinking process with the help of experts from Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), so you can figure out where a project is in the process.
By the end of the course, you’ll be confident in your decision-making abilities to aid in the development of solutions that support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and other social good initiatives.
Design Thinking and Empathy
Define and Ideate
Prototype and User Test
Refine and Reflect
Learning on this course
You can learn at your own pace by taking this self-guided course. You can meet other students, share your thoughts, and participate in active discussions in the comments at any point during the course.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone interested in learning how to use Design Thinking to achieve long-term change. This course will walk you through the entire design thinking process and show you how to apply it to any business or role.
Originally posted 2021-11-21 07:05:11.